Though Mexico has a fixed book price law, editor Marcelo Uribe notes that enforcement is non-existent and is calling for stronger protections for booksellers.
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Despite being digitally savvy Taiwanese readers are dedicated to print and ebooks remain just 2% of the market — though change is afoot.
Writing should be about confronting issues to provoke change, said Israel’s David Grossman to Nobel Prize-winner Mario Vargas Llosa at the FIL in Guadalajara.
In a comics-loving country like Spain, local talent is beginning to make its mark in graphic novels, a genre in which the ebook has much to offer both authors and readers.
Mexico’s Álvaro Enrigue won the €18,000 Herralde Prize for his novel Muerte súbita. The prize, awarded by Anagrama, is given to an unpublished novel in Spanish.
A look at a the week’s round of web musing on the future of publishing in concept, creative work, and technical production, after Frankfurt Book Fair.
Criticism is drifting away from literature and, as a result, further away from readers, said a trio of authors from Spain and the US at the Hay Festival Xalapa.
After discovering the winner of a debut novel prize was co-authored, Planeta is donating the prize money of million pesos (USD $76,800) to Mexico’s flood victims.
In Mexico City librarians from Colombia, Mexico and Spain agreed there remained numerous challenges to libraries offering digital content and lending ebooks.
Argentine writer and publisher Hernán Casciari says, the digital era has made us lazy and apathetic, and our stories, our literature, are losing their shine.